The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

manuscript - Christoph von Furer-Haimendorf, Naga diary two

caption: splendid dress of men from Joboka and new tattoos
medium: diaries
person: Chingai
ethnicgroup: Konyak
location: Oting Joboka
date: 9.10.1936
person: Furer-Haimendorf
date: 2.6.1936-11.7.1937
note: translated from german by Dr Ruth Barnes
person: School of Oriental and African Studies Library, London
text: Last night four men had come from Joboka and had spent the night in my camp. Chingai had asked them to come to give them a photograph which Mr Blah had made of two Angs. Now they had brought me salaams in the form of some chickens. Two of these men, one of the Ang clan and the other a kind of gaonbura, were splendidly attired, the one with a tall feather bush